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In this photo taken on Feb. 17 2015, Abdelmajid Touil, right, waits to be disembarked in Porto Empedocle, Sicily, Italy. Touil Abdelmajid was arrested Tuesday evening at the home of his mother in Gaggiano, near Milan. Italian police have arrested the Moroccan man on a Tunisian arrest warrant accusing him of helping organize and execute the March 18 attack on Tunisia's Bardo museum that left 22 people dead, authorities said. (Pasquale Claudio Montana Lampo/ANSA via AP Photo) - ITALY OUT
Suspect in Tunisia attack claims innocence at 1st hearingSuspect in Tunisia Bardo attack insists on innocence, refuses to voluntarily go to Tunis
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Tobacco firms get partial win over claims on smoking effectsFederal appeals court: Tobacco firms don't have to say they deceived public about smoking
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In this photo taken May 6, 2015, one police recruit applies a pain compliance move on another during a physical training session at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission in Burien, Wash.  While some critics say that good officers already consider themselves protectors and that police need the best equipment to defend themselves and the public, many law enforcement leaders see a need for a broader change in police training and culture. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Demilitarizing the cops: States retool police trainingDemilitarizing the cops: States overhaul police training to improve trust, reduce use of force
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FILE- In this Feb. 14, 2012 file photo, director Miguel Gomes poses for the photo call of the film Tabu at the 62 edition of the Berlinale, International Film Festival in Berlin. ‘Arabian Nights’ pooch wins Cannes’ Palme Dog for best canine performer at the 68th international Cannes international film festival.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)
CANNES WATCH: 'Arabian Nights' canine named Cannes' top dogCANNES WATCH: 'Arabian Nights' pooch wins Cannes' Palme Dog for best canine performer
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Olympia Police Chief Ronnie Roberts, center, speaks to the media about a police-involved shooting as City Mayor Stephen H. Buxbaum, right,and City Manager Steve Hall, left, look on, Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Olympia, Wash. Police say that two stepbrothers suspected of trying to steal beer from a grocery store were not armed when they were shot by a police officer who later confronted them. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)
Hundreds protest Washington police shooting of 2 unarmed menHundreds protest peacefully after Washington officer shoots 2 unarmed suspects in beer theft
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In this photo taken Saturday, May 16, 2015, director Nanni Moretti leaves following the screening of the film Mia Madre (My Mother) at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. Moretti is a Cannes mainstay, who has brought more than half a dozen films to the festival. He won the Palme d'Or in 2001 for "The Son's Room," about a family devastated by the death of a teenage son. His film "Mia Madre" is competing for the Palme d'Or. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)
Cannes favorite Nanni Moretti explores loss in 'My Mother'Director Nanni Moretti maps family and filmmaking relationships in Cannes entry 'My Mother'
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Obama: Iran nuclear deal 'will have my name on it'Obama reassures Jewish audience he won't accept bad Iran deal; it 'will have my name on it'
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In this May 16, 2015,  photo, Carlos Huertas, of Colombia, is shown after he qualified for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Huertas has been ruled out of the Indianapolis 500 two days before the race after he was diagnosed with an "inner ear condition" and failed to pass a medical exam. (AP Photo/Dave Parker)
Ear problem knocks driver Carlos Huertas from Indy 500Driver Carlos Huertas ruled out of Indianapolis 500 on Carb Day because of inner ear condition
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Mali separatists say soldiers of publicly killed 9 TuaregsMali separatists say soldiers publicly killed 9 Tuaregs in north village; army investigating
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  • Fairfax County teachers get tiny raise

    The Fairfax County Public School Board adopted a $2.6 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2016 on Thursday, which will allow for small pay increases for all employees. The raises - though very small at 0.62 percent - are still bigger than FCPS has been able to give in recent years. WTOP-FM Washington, Fri, May 22 2015 @ 11:16 AM
  • Person injured after flying rocks from nearby quarry fall on home in Sterling

    It wasn't a meteor shower as one Sterling area resident thought when objects fell on cars and homes Thursday. Rather they were rocks from a nearby quarry where crews were doing scheduled blasts. The Washington Post, Fri, May 22 2015 @ 08:24 AM
  • Blast rocks Loudoun quarry neighborhood, 36 hours after major meeting on quarry's redevelopment

    A Thursday morning blast at the Loudoun County quarry that would be Waterside sent rock flying into the neighborhood directly to the north of the operation, injuring one and damaging property. Business Journal, Thu, May 21 2015 @ 10:49 PM
  • Loudoun County quarry blast sends rocks flying through windows, homes

    STERLING, Va. Rocks--big rocks--rained down on a neighborhood in Sterling, Virginia moments after a blast at the nearby Loudoun Quarries facility around 10:45 a.m. Thursday. TBD.com, Thu, May 21 2015 @ 09:28 PM
  • Virginia Counties Near D.C. Fuel Population Gain

    RICHMOND, Va. - U.S. Census Bureau estimates for Virginia show healthy population increases last year in counties near the nation's capital and in nearly all of the state's largest cities. CBS Local, Thu, May 21 2015 @ 08:53 PM
  • Quarry blast in Sterling damages homes, cars; injures one

    Update: 4:28 p.m. The manager of NAPA Auto Parts in Sterling said two rocks from a blasting incident at Loudoun Quarries this morning damaged the store's window and a car in the parking lot, among other damages caused by the blast. Loudoun Times, Thu, May 21 2015 @ 07:57 PM
  • Was that a meteor shower this morning in Northern Virginia?

    This is a meteor glowing as it enters the Earth's atmosphere. Rocks that fell on a home and cars in Sterling, Va. The Washington Post, Thu, May 21 2015 @ 07:21 PM
  • Blast launches rocks into Va. neighborhood; 1 hurt

    A blast from a Loudoun County quarry Thursday morning inadvertently sent rocks flying through the air, causing an injury and damage to houses and cars. Loudoun County Department of Fire, Rescue Emergency Management responded to reports of a rocky blast causing damage in a Sterling neighborhood at about 10:45 a.m. Thursday. WTOP-FM Washington, Thu, May 21 2015 @ 06:59 PM
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